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Alzheimer's Care in Elmhurst

Posted: 8/30/2022 8:09 AM by Interim HealthCare

Alzheimer's is a neurological disorder that impacts memory, mood, and emotions. As a result, your loved one might get frustrated or agitated as they forget how to do basic chores and daily living gets harder. However, there are some simple steps you can take to keep them safe and happy. In addition to getting professional Alzheimer's care from an Elmhurst, IL agency, like Interim HealthCare of ...

Our Healthcare Staffing in Chicago

Posted: 7/8/2022 10:56 AM by Interim HealthCare

Due to the pandemic, the need for nurses and other healthcare professionals is higher than ever. And there's no end in sight. In fact, in the next five years, the demand for nurses is expected to grow by 5% while over 900,000 nurses plan to leave their jobs voluntarily. It means there's a big gap in many healthcare organizations that could get larger. Sound familiar? If it does, let our team he...

In Home Nurses in Oak Lawn: How We Can Help

Posted: 5/20/2022 10:51 AM by Interim HealthCare

If your loved one requires ongoing medical care to live safely and independently at home, where can you turn? The answer's easy with Interim HealthCare of Chicago. We offer a team of experienced and caring in home nurses, along with therapists, aides, and other caregivers to families in Oak Lawn, Elmhurst, and nearby areas in IL.

In Home Care in Oak Lawn: Our Home Safety Tips

Posted: 3/10/2022 8:58 AM by Interim HealthCare

As your loved one ages, you might be noticing issues with mobility and safety. If you're concerned, what can you do, especially if they're set on aging in place? It's a question we are commonly asked at Interim HealthCare of Chicago. As an in home care agency serving the Oak Lawn area, we know there are many easy steps you can take in your loved one's home to reduce the risk of an accident and ...

Nursing Agencies in Oak Lawn: Understanding the Nursing Shortage and How We Help

Posted: 12/30/2021 8:13 AM by Interim HealthCare

It's a longstanding trend that the holiday season sees a significant rise in hospital visits. In addition to this established pattern, medical facilities will once again be up against COVID-19 cases. These challenges are even more daunting due to an ongoing nursing shortage. To prepare for a potential surge of patients, many are turning to nursing agencies in Oak Lawn for support. 

Nursing Agencies in Elmhurst: Our Tips for Preventing Nursing Burnout

Posted: 10/29/2021 8:09 AM by Interim HealthCare

How can you support your nursing staff and reduce burnout risk at a time when the healthcare system is being tested like never before? There is no simple answer to preventing burnout, which is a normal phenomenon at the best of times. That said, there are a few strategies you can try, courtesy of nursing agencies in Elmhurst.

Home Health Aide in Elmhurst: How Our Aides Help

Posted: 6/11/2021 3:27 PM by Interim HealthCare

If you need help to meet your basic needs — or simply live more comfortably as you age — you may not know exactly how to start your search. There are several types of home care, and home care professionals, to choose from depending on your condition and what tasks trouble you most. Our home health aides in Elmhurst, for example, can assist with activities of daily living and perform some basic ...

How a Caregiver in Oak Lawn Can Help Prevent Falls

Posted: 4/30/2021 3:23 PM by Interim HealthCare

Why do caregivers in Oak Lawn, IL care so much about fall prevention? It's because a fall can lead to painful, costly injuries that make it harder for seniors to get around as easily. However, even older adults who don't hurt themselves may be rattled enough to restrict their movements. Falls take a physical and mental toll on those who experience them, and even their families. That's why it's ...

Support for Family Caregivers in Elmhurst

Posted: 2/26/2021 11:42 AM by Interim HealthCare

As a family caregiver, you have a number of responsibilities. Over time, these responsibilities can become overwhelming, putting you at risk of burnout. This threatens not only your health and well-being, but also your ability to provide quality care. At Interim HealthCare of Chicago, we know how challenging these situations can be. That’s why we’re committed to supporting family caregivers in ...

Quality Nurse Staffing in Oak Lawn

Posted: 12/28/2020 9:15 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you're in need of temporary or permanent nurse staffing solutions in the Oak Lawn, IL area, Interim HealthCare of Chicago can help. With over 50 years of experience, you’re probably familiar with our in home care services for seniors, as well as chronically ill and pediatric patients. What you may not know is that we're also the area’s foremost providers of reliable, quality nursing profess...

Nurse Staffing in Elmhurst: Keeping Your Business Covered

Posted: 10/30/2020 9:06 AM by Interim HealthCare

A health care facility is only as good as its staff. Your patients count on you to provide skilled and speedy services, which is only possible when you're not short-handed. That's why health care facilities across Elmhurst, IL rely on nurse staffing services from Interim HealthCare of Chicago to keep them covered. They know that whether they need to cover a last-minute sick call, long-term leav...

Home Health Care in Oak Lawn: Bringing Top-Quality Care to Patients' Doorsteps

Posted: 8/31/2020 7:49 AM by Interim HealthCare

Whether you're on the way home from the hospital or living with chronic illness, having support at home is always beneficial. Not only does it help prevent readmission, but it can also help speed the healing process and reduce health care costs in the long-run. Interim HealthCare of Chicago delivers home health care services into homes across Oak Lawn, IL so patients can receive top-quality med...

Home Health Care in Elmhurst: The Care You Need

Posted: 7/6/2020 7:30 PM by Interim HealthCare

Whether you've just undergone surgery or have been living with chronic disease, every patient just wants to go home and stay there. However, in order to do that, most people need a significant amount of skilled support. Interim HealthCare of Chicago exists to bridge the gap by providing top-quality home health care services to patients Elmhurst, IL and the neighboring areas. Our services help r...

Bringing Senior Care Home to Oak Lawn

Posted: 4/30/2020 1:19 PM by Interim HealthCare

Everyone knows that home is where the heart is. So when an elderly loved one's health begins to jeopardize their ability to live independently, it puts their family members in a bind. In-home senior care services are a great way to protect and support elderly loved ones at home without taking away their dignity. That's why families across Oak Lawn, IL call on Interim HealthCare of Chicago to pr...

Bringing Senior Care Home in Elmhurst 

Posted: 2/28/2020 7:29 AM by Interim HealthCare

When a senior's health begins to decline, it can quickly jeopardize their ability to continue living at home. Daily tasks like running errands or getting up and down stairs can become too difficult or medical conditions may leave them struggling to manage multiple medications. Whatever challenges they face, senior care services from Interim HealthCare of Chicago can help your loved one in Elmhu...

Professional Home Health Care in Elmhurst: Managing Medications

Posted: 12/26/2019 10:27 AM by Interim HealthCare

For older adults living alone, there are new challenges to overcome every day. One such challenge is managing multiple medications which, without adequate support, can lead to accidents that have serious consequences. Professional home health care services can help your loved one in Elmhurst manage medications with ease and avoid making dangerous mistakes.  Being proactive about medication m...

Benefits to Caregiver Services in Elmhurst

Posted: 10/28/2019 3:25 PM by Interim HealthCare

If your loved one is living alone but facing difficulty with certain tasks, enlisting a caregiver can help them. At Interim HealthCare of Chicago, our caregiver services pose many benefits to seniors in Elmhurst, IL and the surrounding communities. Going beyond the physical services we provide, our caregivers can help make your loved one's life easier and more fulfilled as they continue to live...

Medical Staffing in Elmhurst: Providing Care and Providing Jobs

Posted: 9/12/2019 2:57 PM by Interim HealthCare

As the demand for professionals in the health care industry continues to rise, finding staffing assistance can remedy workflow shortages and gaps quickly and efficiently. At Interim HealthCare of Chicago, we help health care facilities fill vacancies and provide jobs in our local community. Turn to us for your medical staffing needs in  Elmhurst, IL!

An In Home Nurse in Elmhurst Eases Transition Home from Hospital

Posted: 7/15/2019 2:04 PM by Interim HealthCare

After a hospital stay, the transition to home comes with possible complications for elderly patients. Some of these issues can even lead to re-admission. An in home nurse in the Elmhurst, IL area can ease the transition of home from hospital for your loved one by being attentive and providing quality care.

Senior Care in Elmhurst: Answering Common Questions

Posted: 5/8/2019 12:47 PM by Interim HealthCare

If your loved one chooses to stay at home as they age, then you want them to receive high-quality care when they need it most. You probably have many questions about in-home care, and we would be happy to answer those questions. At Interim HealthCare of Chicago, we offer senior care in the Elmhurst, IL area that is designed to help seniors thrive as they continue to live at home. 

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